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The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.


How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

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Center for Climate Strategies (CCS) State Climate Action Plans

The Center for Climate Strategies (CCS) is helping many public officials and stakeholders in the United States and other countries respond to the challenges posed by global warming and related opportunities for economic development, clean energy, and a safer environment. This map shows climate action plans underway or completed by U.S. states since 2000.

September 8, 2010

Centers of Excellence (COE) Workforce Data Customized for Community Colleges

The Centers of Excellence support the community colleges in California by providing customized data on high growth, emerging, and economically-critical industries and occupations and their related workforce needs. Studies for solar, wind, energy efficiency and green jobs are included.

Career Education in Renewable Energy Technology (CERET)

CERET offers in-person and online technical training to incumbent workers, students, K-12 and higher education teachers in renewable energy technologies and energy management. Educational institutions can adopt all or part of the CERET educational materials. CERET partners collaborate to offer a Renewable Energy Certificate.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)

DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council. This list of incentives is […]

GrantStation Insider

GrantStation offers nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies the opportunity to identify potential funding sources for their programs or projects as well as resources to mentor these organizations through the grantseeking process. The GrantStation Insider provides the latest information on new funding programs, upcoming grant deadlines, conferences, trainings, and relevant information for grantseekers.

Best Practices in Great Lakes Wind Energy to be Advanced through New Wind Collaborative Project

Through this project, the Great Lakes Wind Collaborative will examine the policies and practices that are working best within and beyond the region; those that allow wind development yet are protective of environmental and community concerns. Once identified, it will “tell the story” about those practices through the development and strategic delivery of various materials, […]

Green Goods and Services Listing by North American Industry Classification (NAIC) Codes

BLS listing of Green Goods and Services Industries by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), which is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. This can be used for teaching sustainable business and manufacturing.

GREENR: Interdisciplinary Web Portal for Environmental and Sustainability Studies

GREENR is an interdisciplinary web portal for environmental and sustainability studies for libraries from Gale-Cengage Learning. GREENR is designed to have the look and feel of a website with all of the peer-reviewed articles and periodical content of a heavy-duty library database, in addition to including video, podcasts, statistics, and an interactive map. Through this […]

Directory of University Courses and Training Providers

This directory provides information on 4-year universities which are offering undergraduate and graduate courses in renewable energy and energy efficiency. Courses may be searched by State, Technology or both. If you are looking for programs that are less than 4 years, workshops, or hands-on training, visit their companion directory of Training Providers for energy efficiency […]

IREC Renewable Energy Training Best Practices and Recommended Guidelines

This document brings together recommended training guidelines, training criteria, assessment tools, task analyses, credentialing programs, and other related resources for renewable energy training programs. It also provides the essential steps of designing a training course; offers a checklist for assessing learning outcomes; looks at certification and accreditation; and, lists resources to assist in training.

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